Ardmore, Oklahoma

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Ardmore is a business, cultural, and tourism city in and the county seat of Carter County, Oklahoma, United States.wikipedia
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Carter County, Oklahoma

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Ardmore is a business, cultural, and tourism city in and the county seat of Carter County, Oklahoma, United States.
Its county seat is Ardmore.

Ardmore, Oklahoma micropolitan area

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The Ardmore micropolitan statistical area had an estimated population of 48,491 in 2013.
The Ardmore Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in South Central Oklahoma, anchored by the city of Ardmore.

Texoma

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It is also a part of the Texoma region.

Interstate 35 in Oklahoma

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Ardmore is 90 mi from both Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, at the junction of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 70, and is generally considered the hub of the ten-county region of South Central Oklahoma, also known by state tourism pamphlets as "Chickasaw Country" and previously "Lake and Trail Country".
I-35 provides four exits to Ardmore.

South Central Oklahoma

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Ardmore is 90 mi from both Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, at the junction of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 70, and is generally considered the hub of the ten-county region of South Central Oklahoma, also known by state tourism pamphlets as "Chickasaw Country" and previously "Lake and Trail Country".
The region, also known by its former Okla. Department of Tourism designation, Arbuckle Country or Lake and Trail Country, has three distinct centers of commerce and culture, Ardmore, Ada and Durant, though it retains a largely rural nature, and is populated with many small towns and ranches.

Healdton, Oklahoma

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After the fields were stripped of their fertility, however, the city found itself positioned next to one of the largest oil fields ever produced in Oklahoma, the Healdton Oil Field.
It is part of the Ardmore, Oklahoma Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Killer Ds

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Ardmore made the news in 2003 when 52 Democratic members of the Texas House of Representatives, known as the Killer Ds, left Texas for Ardmore to deny the Republican-controlled House a quorum when Republicans attempted to pass a redistricting plan for U.S. congressional districts.
The Killer Ds are a group of Texas House Democrats who left Texas for Ardmore, Oklahoma during the week of May 12, 2003.

U.S. Route 70 in Oklahoma

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Ardmore is 90 mi from both Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, at the junction of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 70, and is generally considered the hub of the ten-county region of South Central Oklahoma, also known by state tourism pamphlets as "Chickasaw Country" and previously "Lake and Trail Country". Exits 31A-B (State Highway 199 east/US-70 west, respectively)
It serves the cities of Ardmore, Durant, Hugo, and Idabel, as well as Tillman, Cotton, Jefferson, Carter, Marshall, Bryan, Choctaw, and McCurtain counties.

Lone Grove, Oklahoma

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It is bordered to the west by the city of Lone Grove and to the east by the town of Dickson.
It is part of the Micropolitan Statistical Area of Ardmore.

Dickson, Oklahoma

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It is bordered to the west by the city of Lone Grove and to the east by the town of Dickson.
It is part of the Ardmore, Oklahoma Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Indian Territory

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Ardmore, Indian Territory, began with a plowed ditch for a Main Street in the summer of 1887 in Pickens County, Chickasaw Nation.
These tribes founded towns such as Tulsa, Ardmore, Muskogee, which became some of the larger towns in the state.

Noble Energy

Ardmore has remained an energy center for the region ever since, with the region's natural wealth giving birth to such energy giants as Halliburton and the Noble Energy companies, among others.
In June 2000, the company announced that it will move its headquarters from Ardmore, Oklahoma to Houston, Texas.

Arbuckle Mountains

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Ardmore is situated about 9 mi south of the Arbuckle Mountains and is located at the eastern margin of the Healdton Basin, one of the most oil-rich regions of the United States.
The main part of the range is located in northern Carter County and southern Murray County, approximately 15 mi north of Ardmore and 5 mi south of Davis, Oklahoma on Interstate 35.

Interstate 35

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By Interstate 35, which passes through the west side of Ardmore, Oklahoma City is 97 mi to the north, while Fort Worth, Texas, is 103 mi to the south.
From south to north these cities include Ardmore, Pauls Valley, Purcell, Norman, Moore, Oklahoma City, Del City, Midwest City, Yukon, Edmond, El Reno, Guthrie, Stillwater, and Ponca City.

University Center of Southern Oklahoma

Ardmore is home to the University Center of Southern Oklahoma (a consortium-model system of higher education) which offers courses and degrees to the local population from four participating institutions of higher education: Murray State College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, East Central University and Oklahoma State University (from the Oklahoma City campus).
The University Center of Southern Oklahoma (formerly known as the Ardmore Higher Education Center) is a consortium-model higher education delivery system which provides academic degree programs from four participating institutions of higher education located in southern Oklahoma.

East Central University

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Ardmore is home to the University Center of Southern Oklahoma (a consortium-model system of higher education) which offers courses and degrees to the local population from four participating institutions of higher education: Murray State College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, East Central University and Oklahoma State University (from the Oklahoma City campus).
Beyond its flagship campus is Ada, the university has courses available in McAlester, Shawnee, Ardmore, and Durant, as well as online courses.

Oklahoma State Highway 199

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Exits 31A-B (State Highway 199 east/US-70 west, respectively) Ardmore is also home to the junction of US-70 and US-77, SH-142, and SH-199.
The highway connects Ardmore to Madill as a more northerly alternate to US-70, much of which SH-199 is an old alignment of. It provides access to the Fort Washita Historic Site.

Murray State College

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Ardmore is home to the University Center of Southern Oklahoma (a consortium-model system of higher education) which offers courses and degrees to the local population from four participating institutions of higher education: Murray State College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, East Central University and Oklahoma State University (from the Oklahoma City campus).
Murray State College also maintains a smaller campus in Ardmore, Oklahoma as one of four state higher education institutions that participate at the University Center of Southern Oklahoma (the other three are Oklahoma State University, Southeastern State University, and East Central University).

Ardmore station (Oklahoma)

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The historic Santa Fe depot in downtown Ardmore is also a stop on Amtrak's Heartland Flyer train route, with daily service to and from Oklahoma City and Fort Worth.
Ardmore is a train station in Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States.

EJ (company)

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In 2001, East Jordan Iron Works opened a foundry located at the Ardmore Industrial Airpark.
EJ owns and operates four foundries, with locations in East Jordan, Michigan; Ardmore, Oklahoma; Birr, Ireland (acquired Cavanagh Foundry); and Picardie, France (acquired Norinco).

Oklahoma State Highway 142

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Exit 33 (State Highway 142). Ardmore is also home to the junction of US-70 and US-77, SH-142, and SH-199.
It serves as a short truck route and bypass around the northern and eastern sections of Ardmore.

Lake Murray (Oklahoma)

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Ardmore is also 5 km north of Lake Murray, an impoundment of the two arms of Anadarche Creek, which eventually flows into the western reaches of Lake Texoma.
Lake Murray is a 5,700 acre lake in south central Oklahoma, near Ardmore named for Oklahoma Governor William H. Murray.

Thomas Benson (American football)

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Thomas Benson, linebacker for the Los Angeles Raiders and three other NFL teams

U.S. Route 77 in Oklahoma

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Ardmore is also home to the junction of US-70 and US-77, SH-142, and SH-199.
It passes through many major cities, including Ardmore, Oklahoma City and its suburbs, Guthrie, and Ponca City.